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Blue Marlin Restaurant

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8594 US Hwy 98, Fairhope, AL 36532-5806
(251) 928-5673
Today
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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Visitor rating
  • 17
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Tasty seafood, great service

Please disregard the naysayers. I have no connections with this place but have been here a number of times while visiting the area. Have never been disappointed in the least. The only reason I gave them a 4 is because the facility is overdue for an upgraded interior. The five of us who visited last... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
jack h
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Adamsville, Alabama
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Adamsville, Alabama
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Please disregard the naysayers. I have no connections with this place but have been here a number of times while visiting the area. Have never been disappointed in the least. The only reason I gave them a 4 is because the facility is overdue for an upgraded interior. The five of us who visited last week came away FULL of... More 

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Terre Haute, Indiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Had the Whole Stuffed Flounder, dressing was very tasty but not a lot of it and flounder was full of bones and very "wet". Not as good as I was hoping. Husband had Frog Legs with coleslaw and was very happy with both. They could only make very simple bar drinks and the service was kinda slow. We went right... More 

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Gulf Breeze, Florida, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Food, service and facilities were all excellent. Seafood hand breaded and fresh, peach cobbler great. A great place to go.

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Panama City
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56 reviews 56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Stayed at Point Clear Cottages, where the owner always suggests Blue Marlin, so we thought we would try it. I'd been sick and my appetite is not fully recovered, so I suggested I would eat part of whatever my wife had. She ordered the steak. It was HUGE! Perfectly medium, with a pleasing crust, the two of us could not... More 

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Blue Springs
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Came upon this restaurant by accident, stopped in and we were so gald we did.. We had oysters on the half shell for appetizers. they were very good. I had the fried shrimp. they were fresh and cooked just right. My husband had the fried catfish and he thought they were OK. The lady serving us was very nice and... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Every year during Thanksgiving weekend we visit The Blue Marlin with our extended family (20+) and the never disappoint! Everything from the fried crab claw and pickle appetizers to the great seafood meals is excellent. Fish and seafood always taste fresh and are fried perfectly. (some non-fried food available as well - but hey, that's not the primary reason to... More 

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Wetumpka, Alabama
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81 reviews 81 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Just acceptable is as good as I can say about this eatery. Very average decor. Food not quite up to par. Too pricey for the quality of food. Service was very good. Service is the only plus side for the Blue Marlin.

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Cleveland, Tennessee
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

we had the whole flounder, I had the broiled and hubby had the stuffed, very good, we also had the alligator bites, loved them. Will definitely go back again

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Cullman, Alabama
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

Visited here for hubby to try the whole flounder. He enjoyed it but said he has had better. I very much enjoyed the crab claws. They were hot, crispy and large. The baked potatos were just ok. Two very small huspuppies that were nothing special completed the dinners. The absolute worst thing about the meal was the salad. It consisted... More 

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J
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Driving home from Fairhope and passed by this restaurant in the middle of nowhere well after lunch, but still with quite a few cars outside. Decided to try it and was glad we did. It's my husband's new favorite seafood restaurant. Staffed by family members, they made you feel like you were long-time customers. Huge portions, very fresh, large shrimp... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8594 US Hwy 98, Fairhope, AL 36532-5806
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Fairhope
  • Phone Number: (251) 928-5673
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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